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MSSP Alert’s regional coverage of managed security services providers, cybersecurity news and events in Asia Pacific including Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea and more.

Germany Alleges Chinese Cyber Spies Target MSPs, IT Service Providers

Report: Germany’s domestic intelligence agency alleges China uses MSPs, IT service providers & misleading LinkedIn accounts to engage officials as sources.

Tata Pursues Managed Cyber Security Services Amid Outsourcing Shifts

Tata plans to hire 400 people & invest $50 million in its cybersecurity services business over the next three years, according to reports.

Apple’s China VPN Sinkhole

Apple’s moves in China alienate VPN (virtual private network) service providers, and raise some key concerns about privacy and security.

ViewQwest Expands MSSP Cybersecurity Suite, Security Operations Center (SOC)

ViewQwest expands its managed cybersecurity & security operations center (SOC) portfolio for enterprises & Singapore government organizations.

CenturyLink Extends Managed Security Services 2.0 in Asia-Pacific

CenturyLink offers Managed Security Services 2.0 threat detection, protection & response suite in the Asia-Pacific region, where MSSPs are growing fast.

Encryption Debate Intensifies; Governments Seek Data, App, Device Access

How will social media, telecom and technology companies deal with new, proposed privacy/security laws for access to encrypted messages, devices and apps?

Toshiba Distributes Cylance Endpoint Cybersecurity Solutions

Toshiba Industrial ICT Solutions Company agrees to distribute Cylance’s artificial intelligence & machine learning threat prevention solutions in Japan.

EY Acquires Identity and Access Management (IAM) Security Services Company

EY acquires Open Windows Identity, a cybersecurity services consulting firm focused on Identity and Access Management (IAM).

New China Cybersecurity Law Could Impact Service Providers

A new China cybersecurity law, effective June 1, 2017, could impact network operators & service providers. How to prepare now, according to Nixon Peabody.

Japanese MSP Expands Managed Security Services for Web Browsing Customers

Internet Initiative Japan (IIJ) embraces Isolation Technology for managed security services that protect customer web browsers.